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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋєkskәˏvet 〕


〔 ˊekskәveit 〕

Overview of verb excavate

The verb excavate has 4 senses

  • excavate, unearth -- (recover through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold")

  • excavate, dig up, turn up -- (find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden")

  • excavate -- (form by hollowing; "Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team"; "excavate a cavity")

  • excavate, dig, hollow -- (remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside")